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    Question Sentence using soonest

    I need a sentence for soonest

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    Smile Re: Sentence using soonest

    Adv. 1. soonest - with the least delay; "the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."

    My cousin complains all the time he can't get a job and have no idea why he's been unemployed for so long... then I asked him: What time have you woken up every morning? Well... 11:30 am... that's the soonest I can do it!

    To be honest I am not quite sure if my text is OK... could someone proofread that for me?

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    Default Re: Sentence using soonest

    Your first one is good, but not the second. That one should be "earliest."

    Soonest refers to the first time from now into the future, while your example refers to what happens every day.

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    Smile Re: Sentence using soonest

    Yes Barb, you are right.
    Well, let me make it up by providing more information on this for myself and my friend 'Unregistered':
    The adverb "early" means 'near the beginning of the time-period that we are thinking about'. "Soon" means 'a short time after now':

    Get well soon (NOT early)

    In a informal style, the adjective "early" can sometimes have the same kind of meaning as "soon":

    I should be grateful for an early reply.
    Best wishes for an early recovery.

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